Danesfort CLG

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Danesfort is a County Kilkenny based Gaelic Athletic Association club that competes in the Kilkenny Senior Championship. The club's grounds are located about 4 miles south of Kilkenny city on the Waterford Road.

Danesfort
Dún Fearta
Founded:1922
County:Kilkenny
Colours:Black and Amber
Coordinates:52°34′55.95″N 7°14′43.79″W / 52.5822083°N 7.2454972°W / 52.5822083; -7.2454972Coordinates: 52°34′55.95″N 7°14′43.79″W / 52.5822083°N 7.2454972°W / 52.5822083; -7.2454972
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The club was founded in 1922 and incorporates a broad area south of Kilkenny city, encompassing Danesfort itself as well as Burnchurch, Cuffesgrange and part of Kells. The club borders rival clubs Bennetsbridge to the east, Graigue-Ballycallan to the west, Carrickshock and Dunnamaggin to the south and city club James Stephens to the north.

Current Chairman of the Club is Finbarr Kelly. Other important Club delegates include Secretary Michael J Moylan, Treasurer Helen Devane and PRO Ursula Mahony.

All-Ireland successEdit

Danesfort completed a mammoth season in 2006/07 by capturing the Kilkenny Junior Hurling Championship, Leinster Junior Club Hurling Championship and All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship defeating Clooney Gaels of Antrim in the final in Croke Park.[1]

Captain of the team that season was Tony Woodcock. Other important players that season included the Hogan brothers, Paddy and Richie, Thomas Ryan and Paul Murphy.

AchievementsEdit

Notable playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Danesfort are the new All Ireland Junior Hurling Champions". Archived from the original on 24 July 2012.

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